INTRODUCTION TO GIS AND REMOTE SENSING (JANUARY 2021)

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INTRODUCTION TO GIS AND REMOTE SENSING (JANUARY 2021)

When:
January 28, 2021 @ 9:00 am – February 8, 2021 @ 11:30 am
2021-01-28T09:00:00+02:00
2021-02-08T11:30:00+02:00
Where:
ZOOM
Cost:
100
Contact:
K Chirenje
+263 713 758 653
INTRODUCTION TO GIS AND REMOTE SENSING (JANUARY 2021) @ ZOOM

Course Outline and Objectives :

Aims :

The course will introduce the main concepts in GIS and Remote Sensing. The introductory part gives a theoretical and practical grounding into aspects of Geographic Information systems and Remote Sensing. The course will be a combination of theory and practicals.

The outcomes
By the end of the conference students should be able to:
• Define and appreciate the utility of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
• Describe the various key concepts undertaken under Geographic Information systems.
• Use GIS software to map different phenomena
• Acquire different data sets using remote sensing (data collection)
• Appreciate the methods of data collection in the field
• Perform Data analysis and mapping in a GIS

Assumed knowledge
Basic digital literacy is needed to complete the practicals
Requirements of the course
• Dual core laptops or desktop computers
• Internet connection to download satellite images
• GIS software’s
Nb: Some open software’s will be provided together with this tutorial

Course Outline : 

• Principles of Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing Overview
• Remote Sensing Concept
• Components in Remote Sensing
• Types of Remote Sensing

• Coordinate Systems and Map Projections
• The Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for data collection
• Principles of Geo-referencing and Methods of digitizing data.

• Map Design
• Types and Uses of Satellites

• Spatial Analysis in a GIS

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